Hams Family History

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Hams Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Ham.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Ham, Hays, Haws, Hamp, Tams, Hamm, Hamel, Hane, Haist, Haim

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Hams Family Origin

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Hams Family Occupations

What did your Hams ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hams family was Farm Laborer. The most common Hams occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Hams's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hams.

View Census data for Hams | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hams ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hams Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hams. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hams census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Hams

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Hams. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Hams. For the veterans among your Hams ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hams Life Expectancy

What is the average Hams lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Hams life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Hams in 1955 was 54, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hams

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hams ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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